Travel Bucket List: Puglia, Italy

Travel Bucket List is a series based on places I want to visit, where I do a bit of research on their history, culture, and attractions. I don’t intend to make this into a travel guide or a history lesson, but I want it to at least pique your interest – perhaps you will add…

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I am Scared of Solo Traveling

As an independent woman and a relatively experienced traveler, I am afraid to admit that I feel intimidated by the thought of traveling on my own. On paper, I love the idea of exploring a place at my own pace, focusing only on the things that I want to do. I am not concerned about…

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My Favorite Restaurants in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Hi, guys! I thought I would make a list of my favorite restaurants in Puerto Rico. I figure that, as a local, I can make some good recommendations. In case you’re wondering, traditional Puerto Rican food (or “comida criolla”) is pretty heavy on carbs – rice, beans, plantains, fried foods, etc. But this list will…

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A Rainy Day in Hida Takayama, Japan

I visited Japan with my friend a couple of years ago, for a little over 2 weeks. We covered the popular Tokyo-Osaka-Kyoto route, but decided to try to find some cherry blossoms in Takayama, a smaller city in the Japanese Alps. We managed to see some cherry blossoms (mainly on the train), but we still…

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My name is Mariela, I’m a twenty-something with a passion for travel and a corporate job.

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